Edible Plants of Atlantic Canada

Edible Plants of Atlantic Canada

In an era before supermarkets became our main source of food, most people knew which wild plants were edible and how to prepare them for delicious meals. The woods, clearings, heaths, and seashores of Atlantic Canada are home to a wide variety of edible plants. In this book, author Peter Scott provides a wealth of information on more than sixty wild edible plant species. This easy-to-use guide includes important details about identification, habitats in which the plants are found, basic recipes, a glossary, and references, so that everybody can enjoy the bounty that exists outsides our doors.
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In an era before supermarkets became our main source of food, most people knew which wild plants were edible and how to prepare them for delicious meals. The woods, clearings, heaths, and seashores of Atlantic Canada are home to a wide variety of edible plants. In this book, author Peter Scott provides a wealth of information on more than sixty wild edible plant species. This easy-to-use guide includes important details about identification, habitats in which the plants are found, basic recipes, a glossary, and references, so that everybody can enjoy the bounty that exists outsides our doors.
Peter Scott (CA)
Peter Scott is a retired Memorial University of Newfoundland professor, and former curator of the Agnes Marion Ayre Herbarium in St. John's. His research interests include flora of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, plant ecology, and biotechnology. He is author of several books, including Wildflowers of Newfoundland and Labrador. He is also a gardening commentator for radio and television programs.
Page length 180
Publication date (yyyymmmdd) 20101015
Publisher Boulder Publications
ISBN: 9780986537608

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